The whiff of acting-class improv permeates the intimate two-hander "A Year of Stolen Light." "OK, you're Ziggy, a foul-mouthed crack ho, and Brad is your cleaned-up ex-boyfriend who rescues you from…
Following its 1959-60 Broadway success and a 1962 movie, the gentle cross-cultural comedy "A Majority of One" was consigned to the community theater circuit, if produced at all. West Coast Jewish…
A unique blend of 19th century social repression and 21st century rock expression continues to work its alchemy in L.A.'s first look at long-running, multiple Tony-winning tuner "Spring Awakening."…
The standard thinking in entertainment is that tough times tend to fuel the public's appetite for pure escapism. But as "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" becomes the anthem of economic anxiety, will…
Resembles a Christopher Durang farce with a social consciousness. Such dicey material requires precise treatment, which it fails to receive in the Furious Theater Company's West Coast premiere…
Like an old-time mellerdrammer, South Coast Rep's "The Heiress" covets -- and receives -- curtain-call cheers for the heroine and boos for the dastards that done her wrong.
Poor Linda Lovelace's unique saga -- '70s sexual-excess poster-child turned living witness for the antiporn backlash -- is told with dogged literalness in the through-sung "Lovelace a Rock Opera,"…
Often imitated but never equaled, Eppie Lederer's Ann Landers graced America's breakfast tables for almost a half century (1955-2002) with Midwestern folk wisdom and amusingly salty advice, along the…
L.A. did not host the entirety of "DruidSynge" -- J.M. Synge's six completed plays staged by Ireland's Druid Theater Company in one 8½ hour swoop -- during its 2005-2006 world tour.
August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean" is a surefire crowdpleaser in the right hands, such as those of the Fountain Theater, which has produced a vigorous revival.
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